2017 VW Amarok Release Date

During 2015, Volkswagen has offered special education of his pickup model. The VW Amarok Atacama is offered to the UK market. For its development is credited with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK. However, the company announced a new, restyled 2017 VW Amarok for mid-2016. With some changes and improvements, the new model will be streamlined and efficient.

2017 VW Amarok Changes

Restyled 2017 Amarok pickup will not bring revolutionary changes. In line with expectations, the new model will bring several changes of visual appearance, the less improvement interior and powertrain improvement.

Visual changes in the vehicle’s exterior will include a revised front grille with new design headlights. Inside, expect a new design for seats, new interior colors and quality materials. In addition, the new model will get infotainment system with Apple and Android CarPlay Auto compatibility. The offer of powertrain should remain the same as the current model. However, it was announced improvements in current engines. These improvements should result in improved fuel economy and reduced emissions of harmful exhaust gases.

New Volkswagen Amarok 2017

What should be the biggest difference compared to the current model, is the possibility that the 2017 VW Amarok find on the US market.

2017 VW Amarok Specs

Since its foundation, in 2010, the Amarok pickup is constantly advancing. Excellent sales results speak in favor of it. Some of the special edition model, indicate the growth and maturation of the model. What many expect, is a breakthrough in the largest market pickup truck models, US market. The model with a 4.2-liter V8 engine, eight-speed transmission and 410 horsepower is an excellent recommendation for that market. In fact, Volkswagen has introduced this model, which has a top speed of 140 mph and arrives to 60 mph in 6 seconds.

The European version of the 2017 model will offer the upgraded 2.0-liter FSI turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine and 2.0-liter TDI diesel engine. The power is transfer to the drive wheels by 6-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic transmission. A version with AWD has a towing capacity of 3,200 pounds.

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